Not So Standard Deviations
Not So Standard Deviations
Roger Peng and Hilary Parker
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Roger Peng and Hilary Parker talk about the latest in data science and data analysis in academia and industry.
146 - Riding the Data Scientist Title
Hilary and Roger follow up on Zillow, talk about negotiation in data science, and discuss the title of data scientist.   Show Notes: WSJ Article on Zillow Support us on Patreon Roger on Twitter Hilary on Twitter Get the Not So Standard Deviations book Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts Subscribe to the podcast on Google Play Find past episodes Contact us at nssdeviations @ gmail.com Podcast art by Jessica Crowell
Dec 1
59 min
145 - Get Used to Being Unhappy
Hilary and Roger discuss data analysis and communication, analysis correctness, Zillow Offers, and another installment of Hilary’s Bad Career Advice.   Show Notes: Hilary Parker on Casual Inference Podcast Episode 35 with Sean Taylor What Data Folk Were Saying About Zillow Support us on Patreon Roger on Twitter Hilary on Twitter Get the Not So Standard Deviations book Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts Subscribe to the podcast on Google Play Find past episodes Contact us at nssdeviations @ gmail.com Podcast art by Jessica Crowell
Nov 12
1 hr 8 min
144 - Taxonomy of Misery
Hilary and Roger inaugurate a new segment: Hilary’s Bad Advice. Also they discuss spacecraft trajectories calculated with Excel, Theranos, filesystems, and San Francisco data analysis politics.   Show Notes: Trajectory Design of the Lucy Mission Theranos Ask a Manager File Not Found Support us on Patreon Roger on Twitter Hilary on Twitter Get the Not So Standard Deviations book Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts Subscribe to the podcast on Google Play Find past episodes Contact us at nssdeviations @ gmail.com Podcast art by Jessica Crowell
Oct 29
55 min
143 - Analytic Discovery Process
Hilary and Roger discuss scientific discovery vs. building and designing analyses, Hilary giving bad advice, and Hilary’s new career!   Show Notes: Analytics Power Hour Support us on Patreon Roger on Twitter Hilary on Twitter Get the Not So Standard Deviations book Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts Subscribe to the podcast on Google Play Find past episodes Contact us at nssdeviations @ gmail.com Podcast art by Jessica Crowell
Oct 18
56 min
142 - Truth or Useful
Hilary and Roger keep track of the Elizabeth Holmes trial, follow up on useful models and formal analysis, and discuss data analysis requirements and experimental design.   Show Notes: Latin square Support us on Patreon Roger on Twitter Hilary on Twitter Get the Not So Standard Deviations book Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts Subscribe to the podcast on Google Play Find past episodes Contact us at nssdeviations @ gmail.com Podcast art by Jessica Crowell
Oct 4
1 hr 4 min
141 - Useful Models
Hilary and Roger discuss whether models should be correct or useful.   Show Notes: Support us on Patreon Roger on Twitter Hilary on Twitter Get the Not So Standard Deviations book Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts Subscribe to the podcast on Google Play Find past episodes Contact us at nssdeviations @ gmail.com Podcast art by Jessica Crowell
Sep 20
1 hr 2 min
140 - Booboo Detection
Hilary and Roger discuss the upcoming Elizabeth Holmes trial, hot tea, distraction free computing, and designing a study for detecting data booboos. Also, Roger has a new Patreon benefit!   Show Notes: Support us on Patreon Roger on Twitter Hilary on Twitter Get the Not So Standard Deviations book Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts Subscribe to the podcast on Google Play Find past episodes Contact us at nssdeviations @ gmail.com Podcast art by Jessica Crowell
Sep 7
53 min
139 - Eliciting Chocolate
Hilary and Roger discuss Internet woes, mugs, data editors, and user testing chocolate.   Show Notes: Cacao ceremony Esalen The Good Chocolate Certified Software by Zhong Shao   Support us on Patreon Roger on Twitter Hilary on Twitter Get the Not So Standard Deviations book Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts Subscribe to the podcast on Google Play Find past episodes Contact us at nssdeviations @ gmail.com Podcast art by Jessica Crowell
Aug 20
1 hr 11 min
138 - Big Brothering It
Hilary and Roger compare mugs and then follow up on how to incentivize data quality assurance.   Show Notes: Support us on Patreon page Roger on Twitter Hilary on Twitter Get the Not So Standard Deviations book Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts Subscribe to the podcast on Google Play Find past episodes Contact us at nssdeviations @ gmail.com Podcast art by Jessica Crowell
Aug 6
54 min
137 - Getting to Right
Hilary and Roger follow up on GitHub Copilot, discuss SAS (briefly!), and talk about ways in which people determine that data are “right”.   Show Notes: Hilary’s thread on data checking Support us on Patreon page Roger on Twitter Hilary on Twitter Get the Not So Standard Deviations book Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts Subscribe to the podcast on Google Play Find past episodes Contact us at nssdeviations @ gmail.com Podcast art by Jessica Crowell
Jul 23
1 hr 4 min
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